MTN Group re-commits to help grow telco industry

MTN Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, Ralph Mupita, has paid a day’s working visit to Ghana to engage some key stakeholders of the business

and reiterate MTN’s commitment to help grow the telecommunications industry in Ghana.

The Group CEO and his team of executives paid courtesy calls on the Bank of Ghana, Ghana Revenue Authority, Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation to interact and discuss issues of mutual interest.

During the visit to the Bank of Ghana, Mr Mupita expressed his appreciation to the Central Bank for the support given to the business over the years.

In his remarks the Governor of the BoG, Dr Ernest Addison, congratulated MTN for the work done in the mobile financial services sector and indicated the BoG would count on the business to champion innovation and financial inclusion.

Dr Addison was joined by the 2nd Deputy Governor, Mrs Elsie Addo Awadzi.

Ralph Mupita and his delegation also called on the Commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Reverend Amishaddai Owusu-Amoah, and his deputies where he commended Ghana for encouraging headline growth last year. 

In his engagements with the Ministry for Finance and the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation, Mr Mupita reiterated MTN Group’s commitment to the Ghana market and the company’s continuous support to the Government of Ghana in achieving its digital agenda.

This is the third visit of the Group CEO to Ghana since he assumed office.

The Group CEO is being accompanied by the Vice President for WECA, Ebenezer Asante, CEO of MTN Ghana, Selorm Adadevoh, CEO of Mobile Money Ltd, Eli Hini, Chief Corporate Services Officer, Sam Koranteng and Chief Finance Officer, Antoinette Kwofie.

The visit to Ghana is part of Mr Mupita’s commitment to growing MTN’s business in the various markets by consistently engaging local authorities to understand their expectations and to foster cordial working relationship.

Mr Mupita’s next stop is Nigeria where he will also engage key stakeholders.

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